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Anthony L. Asher Papers

Identifier: Ms-1988-078

Papers of Anthony L. Asher, who served as a U. S. Army explosives instructor staff officer in France during World War I and later organized and commanded Company K, 150th Infantry, West Virginia National Guard during the West Virginia mine wars. Includes correspondence relating to Company K, 150th Infantry, West Virginia National Guard (and to military charges brought against Asher for theft and unauthorized absence) and photographs.

Dates: 1921 - 1923

Buckhorn Coal Company Records

Identifier: Ms-1984-175

This collection contains blueprints, ledgers, and a deed of lease from the records of the Buckhorn Coal Company. Material dates from 1880 to 1961.

Dates: 1880 - 1961

Coal Mining Photograph Album of the Virginias

Identifier: Ms-2023-087

This photograph album includes images of coal mining operations and related industries within West Virginia and Virginia.

Dates: c. 1911

William F. Drumeller, Jr., Collection

Identifier: Ms-2013-007

The William F. Drumeller, Jr., Collection, 1909-1991, includes Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) publications, school papers (including notes and notebooks), ephemera, engineering publications and reports, correspondences, and photographs of Drumeller, a student and cadet at VPI from 1942-1943 and 1946-1949. Materials describe the railway and coal industries in West Virginia in the mid- to late twentieth century.

Dates: 1909 - 1991

Geological Map of a Portion of the Flat-Top Coal Field Showing the Approximate Outcrop of the Pocahontas or No. 3 Coal Bed in McDowell County, West Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0366

Map shows the coal beds at Flat-Top Coal Fields in McDowell County, West Virginia. It contains an index of openings in the coal bed, and a scale of sections, as well as a key to limestone and shale locations.

Dates: November 1887

Hard Coal Mines Inc.

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0293

Map shows property of Hard Coal Mines in Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: 1937

Huddle Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-1989-084
Abstract This collection primarily contains papers associated with Charles Huddle and his son Charles Huddle who were mining engineers in Ivanhoe, Virginia, and served in various capacities with the National Carbide Company; Ivanhoe Mining and Smelting Corporation (formerly the Ivanhoe Furnace Company); New River Mineral Company; and Sand Mountain Sand Corporation. In addition, the collection contains some personal correspondence, memorabilia, and business papers of the family. Materials date from...
Dates: 1854 - 1983

Samuel Bolitho Jeffries Diaries

Identifier: Ms-2016-016

The collection contains Samuel Bolitho Jeffries (1884-1953) diaries from 1912-1951 (minus several individual years). These diaries depict both Jeffries' personal life, as well as his career as a civil engineer.

Dates: 1912 - 1951

Olin P. Keyes Coal Mining Prints

Identifier: Ms-2010-035

The collection contains eight different black and white prints depicting common coal mining scenes in Bluefield, West Virginia, created by native artist Olin P. Keyes in 1970.

Dates: c.1970

Harriet Eliza Lathrop Reminiscences

Identifier: Ms-1988-011

This collection includes the photocopied typescript of the reminiscences of Harriet Eliza Lathrop, a native of New York who moved to Tazewell County, Virginia with her husband, employed there to oversee the opening of the Pocahontas Coal Field.

Dates: 1937

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Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 19
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Geological Survey (U.S.) 8
Lesher, C. E. (Carl Eugene), b.1885 8
Wall, W. F. 3
Murrill, A. 2
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 2
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Southern Anthracite Coal Company 2
Air Reduction Company (1915-1971) 1
Asher, Anthony L. 1
Bertha Mineral Company 1
Buckhorn Coal Company 1
Consolidated Coal Company (Luzerne County, Pa.) 1
D'Invilliers, Edward 1
Drumeller, William F., Jr., 1923-2006 1
Fishburn, Junius Blair 1
Foster, A. G. 1
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. 1
Geological Survey. Water Resources Division (U.S.) 1
Hard Coal Mines Inc 1
Hornbarger, Hiram 1
Huddle family 1
Huddle, Charles Richard, 1911-1986 1
Huddle, Charles Ross, 1885-1970 1
Huddle, Royall 1
Ivanhoe Furnace Company 1
Ivanhoe Mining and Smelting Corporation 1
Jeffries, Samuel Bolitho, 1884-1953 1
Keyes, Olin P. 1
Koepler, W. E. E. 1
Lathrop, Harriet Eliza 1
Martin, Otho 1
Miller, J. C. 1
Montgomery Anthracite Coal Co 1
Mullens Smokeless Coal Company 1
National Carbide Company 1
New Jersey Zinc Company 1
Norfolk and Western Railroad Company (1881-1896) 1
Pocahontas Fuel Company, Inc. 1
Pocahontas Operators Association 1
Randolph, Wilton 1
Roy, Andrew 1
Savage, Lon, 1928-2004 1
Southwest Virginia Improvement Company (1880-1901) 1
Swann, John S. 1
Union Lead Mining Company (Austinville, Va.) 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 1
Virginia Anthracite Coal and Railway Company 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 1
Wythe Lead and Zinc Mine Company 1
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